Thursday, June 21, 2018

Kristin Daley, Ph.D.

Dr. Kristin Daley received her doctorate in health psychology from UNCC. Her primary passion is working to support the World Health Organization’s definition of health: emotional, physical, and social health, through several cognitive-behavioral therapeutic approaches, including ACT Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Dr. Daley started her career working in sleep medicine while completing her masters and her doctorate. She is one of approximately 200 psychologists who have completed certification in behavioral sleep medicine, and is trained to work with sleep disorders across the age spectrum.

ARTICLES BY KRISTIN DALEY

Are you properly sustaining your child's summer sleep schedule? Protect your child's sleep from the chaos of summer break!

Sustaining Your Child’s Summer Sleep Schedule

We are in the final week of school, which means that I am in the final countdown for making lunches, keeping laundry on schedule, and signing agendas. For my adolescent, I don’t have nearly as...
What is the ideal bedtime for a child? The way to understand the ideal bedtime for your child is to perform an experiment: track their sleep for two weeks and get an average of the number of hours slept per night over the two-week period.video

What Is the Ideal Bedtime for a Child? | Psych in 60

What Is the Ideal Bedtime for a Child? What is the ideal bedtime for a child who has to wake at 7 AM and how much does going off schedule at breaks affect them? The way...
There are many challenges that kids can face when invited to a sleepover. From the perspective of sleep, they will have to face sleeping in a foreign environment, which will disrupt a lot of the cues that they may have for being able to fall asleep. Here's how to help kids with sleepover anxiety!video

How to Help Kids with Sleepover Anxiety | Psych in 60

How to Help Kids with Sleepover Anxiety There are many challenges that kids can face when invited to a sleepover. From the perspective of sleep, they will have to face sleeping in a foreign environment, which...
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Conquering Your Kid’s Nighttime Fears | Psych in 60

Conquering Your Kid's Nighttime Fears The challenge with nighttime fears is that they can feel really irrational to parents, but are absolutely real to kids. The best way to handle this to start with trying...
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How Can I Cultivate Healthy Sleep Habits in My Child? | Psych in 60

How Can I Cultivate Healthy Sleep Habits in My Child? There are several ways that parents can play a role in cultivating healthy sleep habits in their kids. The biggest factor is to treat sleep...